Definition: Economically inactive
(Economically) inactive consists of persons belong to the following categories:
- Retired: economically inactive persons that declare themselves as being retired or that received any old-age related benefits in the year prior to the survey;
- Other economically inactive;
- All other persons.
Eurostat, "European Community Household Panel (ECHP) - Selected indicators from the 1995 wave", Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg, 1999